Sales of Nokia 8 started: Specs and Price


The flagship smartphone Nokia 8 began to be sold on the home market, in Finland. Recall, HMD Global introduced the Nokia 8 with ten days ago and the smartphone has already become available for pre-order in several regions, including Nigeria. Now his retail sales began. In Finland, it is available from a number of retailers at a price of 579 euros, while at the time of the announcement a price of 599 euros was declared. The recommended retail price for the Nigerian market is 150,990 Naira. Retail sales in Nigeria should begin on September 10.

Nokia 8
Nokia 8 was the first smartphone on the Android OS with Zeiss optics. One of its highlights was the ability to conduct two-way live video in Facebook or YouTube, while using the front and main cameras, while the screen is divided into two parts. In addition, it is the first smartphone with Nokia OZO Audio technology for recording surround sound.

Nokia 8 is enclosed in a metal seamless case. It is equipped with a 5.3-inch IPS-display with a resolution of Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) and a protective glass Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The main camera received a 13-megapixel color sensor with optical stabilization and a 13-megapixel monochrome sensor), phase autofocus, IR rangefinder, two-color flash. The front camera is also at 13 megapixels.

The hardware base was the top processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 4 GB of operational and 64 GB of internal flash memory with the ability to expand microSD cards up to 256 GB. The smartphone uses an integrated battery with a capacity of 3090 mAh.

Supports two SIM-cards, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11ac, MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and GLONASS, NFC. There is a USB Type-C 3.1 port, a 3.5 mm audio connector, a fingerprint scanner. Dimensions are 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm (chamber protrusion 0.4 mm), and weight – 160 grams.

Smartphone Nokia 8 is presented in four colors: glossy copper, glossy blue, matte blue and matte steel. The smartphone runs under the “clean” operating system Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

Full Nokia 8 Specifications and Price:

General Features

Platform: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2.5GHz quad-core & 1.8GHz quad-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
GPU: Adreno 540
Memory: 4GB RAM
Colours: Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
Dimension: 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight: 160 g
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
SIM Count: Dual-SIM or Single SIM


Display: 5.3-inch IPS Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (554ppi)
Screen Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5


Rear Camera: Dual 13MP Camera, up to 2160p ultra HD 4K Video
Rear Camera Features: dual LED Flash, HDR, Laser & PDAF Autofocus, Carl Zeiss Optics, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
Front Camera: 13 MP Camera, 2160p ultra HD Video


Built-in Storage: 64GB
Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB Storage
Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
2G CDMA 1X: 800 / 900MHz
3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
4G LTE: Yes, up to 450Mbps
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC: Yes
Infrared Blaster: Yes
USB Port: Yes, USB Type C (USB 3.1)


Instant Messaging: Yes
Push Emails: Yes
Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
FM Radio: Yes
Loudspeaker: Yes (Stereo)
3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor: Yes
Barometer: No
Pedometer: –
Heart Rate Monitor: No
Gyroscope: Yes
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Front)
Iris Scanner: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

Video Streaming: Yes
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
Built-in Mobile Payment: –
Wireless Charging: No
Water Resistant: No (Dust and Splash Resistant – IP54 certified)
Dust Resistant: Yes
Image Editor: Yes
Video Editor: Yes
Document Viewer: Yes
Document Editor: No (download at store)


Battery: 3090 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
Talktime: –
Standby Time: –
Fast Charging: Yes (Quick Charge 3.0)


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